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Evelina - Fanny Burney
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192840318 (0192840312)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 455
Edition language: English
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The English Student
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3.0 Evelina - Fanny Burney
Or, as Wikipedia informs me, "The History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World". Fanny Burney, an eighteenth-century novelist in the style of Jane Austen, is little-regarded now, possibly because of her somewhat unfortunate first name, and rarely read outside of academic circles. This is, I t...
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Paperback Castles
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I usually despise epistolary novels. But Jane Austen's praise of this particular novel made me overlook that fact. And as always, Jane Austen had perfect judgement. I do think she is the best person to take book recommendations from. It only took me 50 pages and then I was completely hooked - I had ...
The Moment Stealer
The Moment Stealer rated it
Told in a series of letters, Evelina is the story of a naive country miss venturing forth into the dissolute world of London society, and teaches the perils of having an absurd amount of beauty and none of the wiles to make a success of it. Evelina is plagued on all sides by suitors ridiculous and a...
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3.0 Evelina (Oxford World's Classics)
I own both the paperback and the kindle edition of this book, and I have read and rated both.I had to read this for class, and while we only read the beginning in class, I found that to be so interesting I decided to write my final essay using this book. Now, I kind of wish I hadn't.The pacing is fr...
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